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Recreation location status for Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day Dams and Lost Creek Lake.
Some visitor centers, playgrounds, group picnic sites and swim beaches are closed.
Visitors must comply with all park and vehicle rules and recreate responsibly by following safety guidelines to lessen the spread of COVID-19.

 

Bonneville Lock & Dam
RECREATION AREAS
• Bradford Island Recreation Area, Ore. – Open 7am-5pm
• Fort Cascades, Wash. - Open
• Hamilton Island, Wash. - Open. Boat ramp open.
• North Shore Recreation Area, Wash. - Open
• Robins Island Recreation Area, Ore. - Open 7am-5pm
• Tanner Creek Recreation Area, Ore. - Open

VISITOR CENTERS AND SERVICES
• Bradford Island Visitor Center, Ore. - Closed due to COVID-19
• Washington Shore Visitor Complex, Wash. - Limited Access Available
   - Available Buildings:  The Visitor Orientation Building, Powerhouse II viewing gallery (movie theater closed), and Fish Viewing Building and Fish Ladder. All visitors should start their visit at the Visitor Orientation Building. 
   - Hours of operation: 9am to 5 pm.
   - Tours:  Programs and guided or group tours are not offered at this time. A self-guided tour route has been established.
                   • Face masks are required inside all buildings at all times
                   • Face masks are required outside where social distance cannot be maintained
                   • CDC Guidance for Wearing Masks
                   • Practice social distancing of 6’ or greater
                   • Stay home if they are sick or have been around others that are sick
                   • Use available hand sanitizer stations, but also bring their own just in case
                   • Drinking fountains are capped off, but water bottle filler stations are available so please bring your own water bottle
                   • Capacity is limited and will be monitored by staff
                   • Plan to pack it in/pack it home and leave no trace with litter and use of the facility
                   • Please cooperate with these guidelines as well as the staff, volunteers, and partners that help operate the facility so we can keep this available
                   • If this or other locations are busy please have a plan B alternative to visit
                   • Limit travel and recreate locally
                   • Please recreate responsibly and be kind to others
 

The Dalles Lock & Dam
RECREATION AREAS
• Avery Park, Wash. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.  No public use during Commercial Treaty Fishing Season.     
• Celilo Park, Ore. - Day-use, boat ramp and vault toilet open.  Waterborne restroom closed for repair.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.   Tent camping Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings only. 
• Hess Park, Wash. – Open.  Day use only.
• North Shore Recreation Area, Wash. – Open.  Day use only.
• Rufus Landing, Ore. - Day-use open.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.
• Seufert Park and The Dalles Dam Visitor Center - Day-use open (Visitor Center closed)
• Spearfish Park, Wash. – Open.  Day use only. 
• The Wall, Wash. – Open.  Day use only.  Permanent camping closure

 

John Day Lock & Dam
RECREATION AREAS
• Biglow Canyon, Ore. – Day-use open.  Permanent camping closure. 
• Cliffs Park, Wash. - Day-use openPermanent camping closure.
• Giles French Park, Ore. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.
• LePage Park, Ore. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Campground closed (open April 15-October 15, 2021).  Camping limited to 14 days within a 30-consecutive day period.
• Paterson Park, Ore. - Day-use open.  Permanent camping closure.
• Philippi Park, Wash. – Closed.  Open May 15-September 15, 2021.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period. 
• Plymouth Park, Wash. - Boat ramp open.  Day-use and swim beach closed (open May 15-Setember 15).  Campground closed (open April 15-October 15, 2021).  Camping limited to 14 days within a 30-consecutive day period.
• Railroad Island Park, Wash. - Day-use and boat ramp openPermanent camping closure. 
• Rock Creek Park, Wash. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Permanent camping closure. 
• Roosevelt Park, Wash. - Day-use, boat ramp and vault toilets near boat ramp open.  Flush toilets closed.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.   Tent camping Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings only.
• Sundale Park, Wash. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period.  No public use during Commercial Treaty Fishing Season.    
• Threemile Canyon Park, Ore. - Day-use and boat ramp open.  Primitive camping open April 1-October 31.  Camping limited to 7 days within a 30-consecutive day period. 

 

Lost Creek Lake
RECREATION AREAS

All recreation areas open, exception:
• Fire Glen Boat-In Primitive Campground, Ore. - Closed March 1-April 30 due to Bureau of Land Management logging operations. 
• Four Corners Boat-In Primitive Campground, Ore. - Closed March 1-April 30 due to Bureau of Land Management logging operations. 
• McGregor Visitor Center, Ore. - Closed.  Day-use park open.   

• River’s Edge Picnic Shelter, Ore. – Not available for reservations.  Available first-come, first-serve basis.    
 

 

When visiting a Corps recreation location, follow these guidelines established by the CDC, Presidential Executive Order, Corps and the Oregon and Washington governors' offices:

• Anyone exhibiting any cold or flu-like symptoms shall not participate in public outdoor recreation activities.
• Public areas such as parks, trails, visitor centers, boat ramps, etc. may close if there is reason to believe an unsafe condition exists or social distancing practices are not being adhered to.
• Please take all trash home. 
• Recreate locally. Do not travel farther than necessary.
• Parking may be limited, but recreation users must park in designated spots.
• Recreate with those who live within your household unit.
• Always maintain a minimum six-foot social distance in all areas including trailhead and boat ramp locations.
• Use face masks when social distancing is not possible, inside buildings and where required.
• Do not gather in groups.
• Be considerate of other park visitors.
• Public restrooms are only as clean as the last user. Some restrooms may not be open. Hand sanitizing stations are not available at all restroom locations. Bring your own personal protective supplies including hand sanitizer, soap, water, face mask, disinfectant wipes, etc.
• Wear a personal floatation device (life vest) if you are recreating on the water. At this time, Corps life jacket loaner stations may not be available.

Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at all recreation projects - Feb 17, 2021 News Release

CDC Guidance for Wearing Masks